AFC introduces Live Monitor to push competition to next level
Chonburi: Teams competing in the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship Thailand 2019 have been equipped with the Opta Live Monitor tool.
The Live Monitor is being used for the first time in AFC competitions and the Group A teams - Australia, Bangladesh, Japan and hosts Thailand - experienced its benefits first hand in Chonburi, Thailand on Sunday.
Chonburi: DPR Korea, the defending champions of the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship, are determined to retain the title and seal a spot in the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, head coach Hwang Yong-song has stated.
The East Asians, drawn in Group B, face Vietnam in their opening match on Monday while Korea Republic will play China PR in what are two enticing matches.
Chonburi: Thawanrat Promthongmee struck with a sublime free-kick as Thailand edged Bangladesh 1-0 in their opening AFC U-16 Women's Championship Thailand 2019 Group A tie at the Chonburi Stadium on Sunday.
With Japan and Australia having played to a goalless draw in the tournament opener earlier on Sunday, the win took Thailand to the top of the Group A standings at the end of Matchday One in Group A.
Chonburi: Today they stand on top of the footballing world, but they were once teenagers taking their first steps on the international stage.
While World Cups, club titles and major individual awards would follow, many of Asia’s women’s football icons began their careers on the same stage which greets a new generation of players in Chonburi in the AFC U-16 Women's Championship Thailand 2019.
As the Continent waits to see which promising youngsters will emerge in Thailand, the-AFC.com looks back at some of the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship's graduates.
Chonburi: Featuring hosts Thailand, two of the Continent’s women’s football heavyweights in Japan and Australia, and an emerging Bangladesh, Group A of the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship Thailand 2019 promises to deliver memorable matches as Asia’s stars of the future stake their claim for a regional title.
With Sunday’s highly-anticipated tournament openers drawing ever closer, the-AFC.com breaks down the contenders in the first of a two-part series looking at the competition ahead in Chonburi.
Chonburi: The presence of three Continental powerhouses and one tournament debutant make Group B at the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship Thailand 2019 an intriguing prospect.
Defending champions DPR Korea are joined by 2017 runners-up Korea Republic, as well as China PR and a Vietnam outfit appearing at the Finals for the first time, in a series of matches guaranteed to send at least one heavyweight home early.